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Red Alert Free Download (PC)

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LorisHerder3y, 6m agoFound 3 years, 6 months ago
Such a great game! When I bought this, it was an 18 (I wasn't... shhh) but you can totally see how times have changed! Good fun just for zapping people with tesla coils.

Back in the day, EA released Red Alert free to download to encourage people to buy Red Alert 3.

This link is the best one i could find to provide official mirrors to download Red Alert - you can download the Allied and Soviet discs using the download links. Each file is 500mb. Really wanted to find the official press-release to back this up, maybe somebody else can?

• EA.com (Europe Mirror) - Allied Disc
• EA.com (Europe Mirror) - Soviet Disc

Enjoy!
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LorisHerder3y, 6m agoFound 3 years, 6 months ago
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Shoka 1 Like #1
Awesome! Not up to the staggering brilliance of Red Alert 2, but a great game. If I didn't have it already, I'd be all over this. Heat.
antdav 3 Likes #2
Oh the hours I've spent playing this game.....

ALSO - YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE ORIGINALCOMMAND AND CONQUER HERE

COMMAND AND CONQUER

Edited By: antdav on Jan 30, 2012 23:26: Added additional free link
immynanj#3
I have this but its still worth a download. Thanks OP
immynanj#4
wow, this is such an amazing game. Im not sleeping tonight!
Astec123#5
Ahhh I remember getting this a few days after release and being a bit too young for the age rating. Thus having to wait for a parent to buy it. Also worth a download is the old GTAs as they are also free. More games should be like this were they span such a timeframe to drum up interest in newer titles. I'd even be happy to deal with ads in them for freebees of real classics like RA.
robits 2 Likes #6
Love this game! had a great sound track - Hell march
abigsmurf#7
Shame EA have ruined the C&C franchise.

C&C3 was great but RA3 was too simplistic and C&C4 was an insult to fans of the series (they tried cloning DoW2).

Generals 2 could have potential though.
r_bobrov#8
It was a really good game that time! Thanks LorisHerder.
Pexy 2 Likes #9
I remember the Dune2 game that Westwood Studios came out with 1st
I lost hours to it...

http://www.abandonia.com/games/36
waynedl 1 Like #10
Does it play ok on modern computers, or is it unplayably quick?
LorisHerder#11
waynedl
Does it play ok on modern computers, or is it unplayably quick?


I think that it should play happily on modern computers (I guess there's always compatibility mode). One thing I did notice is that it plays on quite a low resolution!
asaph22#12
Wow a trip down the memory lane.

Heat added

Cheers
chojin#13
Great game..Get it


HOT
lee101#14
I couldn't get it to work on windows 7, am i doing something wrong?
krazie2004#15
not working on 64bit :S
lee101#16
krazie2004
not working on 64bit :S

nope
jaydeeuk1 1 Like #17
Pexy
I remember the Dune2 game that Westwood Studios came out with 1st
I lost hours to it...

http://www.abandonia.com/games/36


Dune 2 was probably the game I played the most on my Amiga. Utterly Brilliant. Loved being Harkonnen or whoever they were, getting them missiles and devasters. Also loved how utterly pointless soldiers were.

Dune 2000 released on PC was pretty good too, but not original in any way really.
LorisHerder#18
krazie2004
not working on 64bit :S


Does this work? Using Dosbox, I think.

http://versatile1.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/how-to-install-and-play-red-alert-1-on-windows-7-64-bit/

Otherwise, maybe a virtual machine might work?
kumcy#19
lee101
I couldn't get it to work on windows 7, am i doing something wrong?

Notes on the Download link:
This software contains support for Windows XP/98/Me/95 with installation instructions. This software is not supported by Windows Vista.

This means it will not work in windows7 as well.
tamboekie#20
Classic game. Downloading now. Heat added

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